The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida by Clarissa Goenawan

The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida

Clarissa Goenawan

fiction lgbtqia+ magical realism emotional mysterious reflective medium-paced

288 pages

Description

From the critically acclaimed author of Rainbirds comes a novel of tragedy and dark histories set in Japan. University sophomore Miwako Sumida has hanged herself, leaving those closest to her reeling. In the months before her suicide, she was hid...
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Moods

emotional 78%
mysterious 76%
sad 57%
reflective 52%
dark 49%
challenging 21%
hopeful 12%
tense 9%
adventurous 8%
inspiring 4%
relaxing 4%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 64%
slow 21%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 51% | A mix: 44% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 14% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.79